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[UK] Traders who sell e-cigarettes to under 18s face fines of up to £2,500

West Yorkshire Trading Standards will be enforcing rules on under-age sales of electronic cigarettes, inhaling devices and refill cartridges and substances. Also known as vaporisers or electronic nicotine delivery systems, they are often designed to loo
icHuddersfield / The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:09

[Michigan] Lourdes Leon, 18, throws back a Bud Light at mother Madonna's Detroit arena gig, even though she can't legally drink alcohol until she's 21

The star told NBC's Rock Center's Harry Smith: 'Cigarette smoking I’m not very fond of - for anyone. I don’t approve of anyone smoking cigarettes, most of all my daughter.' She added: 'Honestly I don’t think I’m as tough as I should be. I think I need to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:10
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[UK-Scotland] Young People and E-Cigarettes in Scotland: A Survey of Secondary School Pupils

the majority (81%) of pupils have never tried an e-cigarette. Most of those who had had only done so ‘once or twice’ and were also tobacco smokers. Curiosity was the main driver for first use. Secondary school pupils in Scotland are being exposed to e-cig
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:31
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[UK] Scottish health survey

The survey contained questions about e-cigarettes for the first time this year. It found that 32 per cent of smokers and recent ex-smokers who had tried to give up had used the devices in a recent quit attempt, with 36 per cent using nicotine patches.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:29

Effect modification by race–ethnicity of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on airway inflammation in US children

Asthma mortality and morbidity are higher in black than in white children. Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) is a noninvasive evidence at 6 to 11 years of age for an effect modification by race of the association between ETS and FeNO.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Oct 5, 2015 20:24
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[Massachusetts] Three more Berkshire towns aim to boost minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21

Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge could be the latest Berkshire communities hiking the minimum age to 21 to buy tobacco products in an effort to further curb youth smoking. The Tri-Town Board of Health representing the three towns will likely vote on the measur
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:14

[UK] Can I smoke e-cigs in a car? Everything you need to know about the smoking ban in cars

Police and enforcement agencies can issue you with a warning, or they can issue a £50 fixed penalty notice or indeed they can refer the offence to a court. The new rules do not apply if you or someone in the car is smoking with an electronic cigarette (
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:13

[Australia] Plain cigarette packaging: healthier citizens, sicker state finances?

eliminating smoking would make it harder for young workers to gain experience and move up in business. In the long term, a healthier population produces a more productive, mobile and flexible workforce, but in the short term eliminating smoking is not ben
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:04

[Kansas] Hutch City Council seeks vape shop comment on teens’ e-cigarette proposal

A group of teenagers with Reno County Communities That Care made the request at the council’s Sept. 1 meeting. They want the city to treat e-cigarettes the same under the Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act, which prohibits smoking in most indoor public places.
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 5, 2015 10:58

[Massachusetts] US Sens. Warren, Markey back bill to hike smoking age to 21

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are backing legislation that would hike the nation’s smoking age by banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Warren said restricting tobacco sales to adults 21 or older will save lives and pro
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 5, 2015 10:26
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